The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Local Schools

November 6, 2013

Superintendent delivers speech

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In addition to academic success, the district has physical accomplishments to celebrate. The $21 million middle school project is progressing with students expected to fill the halls by next fall and the Clinton High School football field is equipped with field turf thanks to the Restoring Royalty campaign.

“I think we are the best kept secret in the region,” Olson said.

The district also is home to an innovation room that focuses on 21st Century learning and preparing students for college and the workforce.

She called on the audience to relay the district’s ability to provide a first-class education and contribute to student’s progress.

“As a school district and community, we are our children’s greatest hope for success. We are the difference makers for them to reach for their dreams. I implore you, I ask you to be a part of a child’s life,” Olson said. “This is our district our community. Make the conscious decision that our future children, our River Kings and our River Queens will make our community strong.”

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